Amelia’s Magazine | Piaz Shop/Gallery

Piaz Is a small contemporary boutique where specially designed pieces, sit alongside contemporary artwork. The items are all exclusive and only available for 30 days, the concept bears a slight resemblance to Commes des garcons’ guerrilla shops that open and close before you can say arty farty. Except it stays in one place! Apparently ‘One step into the store often leaves shoppers feeling like they just had a date with Andy Warhol and Alexander McQueen.’

Check out some of the fashionable items for sale, displayed on podiums as if they were precious sculptures,

It looks like a really cool place to go for artists and designers to meet and collaborate, Its a merging of two worlds that belong together. Located In Chicago’s trendy River West neighbourhood its clear that there is plenty of local talent to display.

This is one of the past exhibits by Mathias Spider Schergen,His explorations in the field of railways, parks, dark alleyways and truck yards are evident in these expressive constructions.

and here’s some more of his work, mmmmmm monochrome.
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September this year sees a feature on James Marshall, Otherwise known as, ‘Dalek’, the opening reception is on Septmber 19th, 7-11pm, If i were in America I would certainly go!

His work involves these massive explosions of colour, and at Amelia’s we love massive explosions of colour! especially when they seem to be creating a little world, and this work certainly seems packed full of hyper landscape ideas and amazingly brilliant visual treats.

Its really admirable to see a place promoting local artists and designers and encouraging collaborations that happen so frequently, with almost a complete revamp every month you can go really often and be excited at seeing different installations each time.

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